Bijna has been serving as a member of Lloyds’ REACH (Inclusion and Diversity SteerCo) for three years, since she has been with Lloyds. Bijna has brought in external relationships to establish new ways of working and to ‘break barriers’ internally, promoting a culture whereby colleagues can bring their ‘authentic selves to work’. This includes serving on various LBG panels internally and as a mentor and speaker for various events. She is also recognised by Lloyds as one of their Top 100 BAME Role Models (for the second consecutive year). Externally, she is an advisory board member for the Inclusive Companies Network (for the second consecutive year) and judge for the Inclusive Companies Awards (for the third consecutive year), promoting benchmarks for inclusivity across sectors and regions for people of BAME backgrounds. Bijna also judges and speaks for various D&I initiatives globally to promote the agenda.